Fonds F1226 - Adolf Maland fonds

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Adolf Maland fonds


  • Copied 1975 (originally created 1912-1964) (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records. -- 14 photographs

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Biographical history

Adolf Maland, 1889-1958, was born in Furnes Sidmark, Norway and came to Alberta in 1908. He settled in Camrose where he was partner in the hardware firm of Ofrim and Maland for 40 years. He was one of the best ski jumpers in Alberta and was instrumental in forming the first Camrose "Fram" Ski Club in 1911 and the National Ski Association of Western Canada in 1912. He and his wife, Signe, had a son, John and three daughters.


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The fonds consists of newsclippings about his skiing activities and the Fram Ski Club (1912-1921), constitution and minutes of the National Ski Association of Western Canada (1912-1913), and photographs of Camrose skiers and ski jumps (1912-1920s, 1964).

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.

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The originals are held by John Maland.

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Title based on contents of records.


This is under "National Ski Association of Western Canada" in the card catalogue.


Link added to Archives Photographs on October 25, 2018.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018




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